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18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8, Ireland
+353 1 873 2266
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Haslemere
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83 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is such a special place. The staff are friendly helpful and knowledgeable . The food is amazing. This is so worth a night out ( or whenever you want to go ) . Have been here a few times now and it always exceptional.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

This goes down as one of my favourites. I don't get to go often but when I do the wait makes the experience that bit more special. From the serious to the atmosphere to the amazing food and extensive wine list they come together to deliver a truly amazing meal. They also have a private dining room which we used... More 

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Dublin
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Food out standing Service second to none Location perfect Atmosphere - romantic yet relaxed Yes we will go back again

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Thank Laura Y
Dublin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent ambience, food, service. Wonderful way to celebrate an event. Well worth a visit. Would heartily recommend this fabulous restaurant to anyone who has a special event to celebrate.

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DUBLIN IRELAND
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I was looking forward to visiting this restaurant but sadly will never return. I found it very pretentious and I think someone should remind the staff that the customers are the people that are important and not themselves. After all we are the people that are paying their wages!!! Food very dissapointing and overpriced. Also the staff should be enlightened... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Wonderful atmosphere. Outstanding food, fabulous wine list. It is expensive but early bird is also available . However you need to book well in advance as it is very difficult to get a table. Has a Michelin star which is well deserved.

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Thank eorr2015
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

From the initial grand welcome that makes you feel special, through the excellent service and superb food and the very friendly chatter, you have a very special experience in store. We chose lunch, a special occasion, and there was no rush, they just went with our flow. It's a promise to go back soon.

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Thank Donal H
dublin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

anniversary dinner. had,nt been for a couple of years. very welcoming, had great food still the same high standard. nice atmosphere . save up till next birthday ...yes its expensive . if you are in Dublin its special you, should treat yourself.

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Thank redesdale
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We go there for special occasions and always find it wonderful, with excellent food and welcoming staff. They have a glassed in "Chef's Table" from where you can watch the chefs and kitchen staff at work and although I haven't had the experience myself, feel it would be great for any real foodie.

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Thank VacationDublin45
ireland
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

It was lovely to be treated so well from the time we arrived at the door( door is locked and you need to be left in) until we left. The food was really nice, the portions are not large but are so rich that you are full by the end. The price is a bit more expensive than your standard... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 147
Cuisine
Irish, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 873 2266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?